Among the first step to introduce the ABC letters to kids, is to familiarize them with the look of all 52 ABC symbol. These includes 26 lowercase letters and 26 uppercase letters.
But for some 3 - 5 years old , recognizing both lowercase and uppercase letters at once can be overwhelming and confusing.
This Center helps to break down the steps with 3 steps.
To make it fun, this ABC Letter Maze activity is created to be about helping the squirrel to find the pumpkin. Kids love to feel that they are helping or contributing to something!
⭐3 STEPS LETTER RECOGNITION :
★ Step 1 : Lowercase Letter Maze (26 Mazes)
Step 1 focuses on recognizing lowercase letters. Kids would need to find and color all the specified lowercase letters.
★ Step 2 : Uppercase Letter Maze (26 Mazes)
Moving on, Step 2 features Uppercase Letters Maze. This Center includes all the letters from A-Z
★ Step 3 : Uppercase & Lowercase Letter Maze (26 Mazes)
Step 3 is for preschoolers or pre-K who already familiarize with the look of both uppercase and lowercase letters.
At this step, kids would learn which uppercase letter 'is a friend' to which lowercase letter.
This is a no-prep activity. Simply print and you are ready to go!
But if you wish to reuse the activity, you can laminate the letter maze or put them in sheet protector.
⭐TWIST OF FUN
Routine can bored kids easily. To make things more interesting, it is recommended to change the activity manipulatives once a while.
Other manipulatives that can replace crayons for coloring, and can be used to mark the letters include :
★ Bingo dabbers
★ ABC stickers
★ Dot stickers
★ Mini erasers
★ Q-tip dab (you would need to laminate the copy before activity for this)